PADI Underwater Naturalist
Why Underwater Naturalist?
If you're interested in aquatic life then the PADI Underwater Naturalist
Specialty course is for you. This course is an introduction to the
underwater aquatic environment and will help develop safe and
responsible aquatic life interaction techniques.
What are the prerequisites?
PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or
qualifying certification from another organisation) Minimum age: 10
During your PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course, you'll learn
underwater naturalist dive planning, organisation, procedures,
techniques and potential problems. You'll also get an overview of the
major aquatic life groupings, interactions and factual information that
dispels negative myths. You'll put this information into practice during
your two open water dives.
How long will it take?
Recommended Course Hours: 12
Minimum Open Water Training: two open water dives over one day
Where can I go from here?
You can apply this Specialty course towards your Master Scuba Diver